EMERGENCY CLOSINGS: Emergency situation that affects all schools in the district - inclement weather
If inclement weather exists or is expected to occur during the early morning hours of the following day,TPS follows the following procedures:
Unless weather conditions dictate otherwise, the Education Service Center will be open for business starting at 10 a.m. Twelve-month employees at other district facilities will report to their regularly assigned positions by 10 a.m. unless weather conditions dictate otherwise.
The decision to close schools may include any one of the following:
* Local media will not typically announce information about the Education Service Center. Check www.tulsaschools.org for the status of the Education Service Center.
Evening Activities: All evening activities at any TPS site are cancelled on days when schools are closed, even if conditions improve. The only exceptions may be tournaments involving multiple districts. Check www.tulsaschools.org for these exceptions.
TPS notifies the public through the following means of communication:
See related board regulation: Regulation 7308-R: Emergency Closings
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